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Snuff bottle: O.113-1936

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Glass of gourd form with a single overlay of red on opaque white. Carved with panels containing the flowers of the four seasons (tree peony, lotus, chrysanthemum, and prunus) with bats separating the panels.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1800 CE - 1900 CE

Materials used in production

Glass

Techniques used in production

Overlaid
Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.113-1936
Primary reference Number: 168507
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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